U.S. DOLLAR AWAKENS AHEAD OF YELLEN SPEECH

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The strong dollar could be coming back very soon. After rallying last year, the dollar stumbled at the start of 2016. One key measure for the dollar, the ICE dollar futures index, fell on May 2 to its lowest point

WILL OBAMA’S NEW OVERTIME RULES ACTUALLY HURT WORKERS?

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A NEW FEDERAL RULE THAT EXPANDS THE NUMBER OF WORKERS ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY MEANS EMPLOYERS WILL HAVE TO PONY UP MORE MONEY — IN PAYROLL, ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGAL COSTS. They’re not happy. And, they warn, workers won’t be either.

ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRIES IS DEBATING GIVING AWAY MONEY

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THE SWISS ARE DISCUSSING PAYING PEOPLE $2,500 A MONTH FOR DOING NOTHING. The country will vote June 5 on whether the government should introduce an unconditional basic income to replace various welfare benefits. Although the initiators of the plan haven’t

COLLEGE ENROLLMENT IS DROPPING. BAD SIGN?

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U.S. college enrollment is falling. For years, America’s college campuses swelled with more and more students. But enrollment peaked in 2010 at just over 21 million students. Attendance has dropped every year since. By the fall of 2014 — the

PENSIONS MAY BE CUT TO ‘VIRTUALLY NOTHING’ FOR 407,000 PEOPLE

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One of the biggest private pension funds in the country is almost out of money, and fresh out of options. The Central States Pension Fund has no new plan to avoid insolvency, fund director Thomas Nyhan said this week. Without

5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR OFFICE MORE AWESOME!

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Your office should be the kind of place you want to spend eight hours (or more). Because it’s where you and your colleagues will be going, every day, five days a week (or more). You may not be able to

WALL STREET SLUMPS AS DISNEY AND MACY’S SLAM CONSUMER SHARES

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U.S. stocks dropped on Wednesday and the Dow Jones industrial average suffered its worst day since February as feeble quarterly reports from Walt Disney, Macy’s and Fossil undermined confidence across the consumer sector. The consumer discretionary index .SPLRCD fell 1.98

MARKET RALLY PAUSES AHEAD OF UNUSUALLY-HECTIC SUMMER

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It’s been a rocky year for Wall Street – and the uncertainty surrounding the Federal Reserve’s path on interest rates and political uncertainty across the pond haven’t helped matters much. From the S&P 500’s February 11 intraday low, the index

POWER MILLENNIALS: TWO BANKERS TAKE ON FINANCE NEWS

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As freshman year roommates at Middlebury College in Vermont, Jack Kramer and Nick Martell bonded over the fact that they both drank the same protein shake. Little did they know that in just a few short years, the two would

HOW TO DECIDE WHETHER TO PAY OFF DEBT NOW OR LATER

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A very wealthy and successful guy I used to work for once mentioned something about his mortgage to me. I was a little taken aback, and asked why someone with his money would still have a mortgage. His thinking demonstrated

AIRLINE SAFETY

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AN ACADEMIC economist was taken off a plane last week after a fellow passenger became suspicious. He was feverishly scribbling what she thought was “terrorist code” or foreign lettering into a notebook. It turned out that Guido Menzio, an Italian

BITCOIN’S CREATOR. WRIGHT’S WRONGS.

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ANOTHER Satoshi has bitten the dust. On May 2nd Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur, published on his blog what he claimed was proof that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the mysterious creator of bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Within 90 minutes the post

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